Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 92 62
Rank change year-on-year +28 -30 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.79% 0.46% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.49% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 8
Liverpool median annual salary £26,500 £36,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.40% +37.74% -24.29%
10th Percentile £22,250 £28,500 £18,350
90th Percentile £29,000 £46,000 £70,000
Merseyside median annual salary £26,500 £28,250 £26,500
% change year-on-year -6.19% +6.60% -1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 718 1014 664
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 93.37% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 550 702 521
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,476 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Liverpool

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Liverpool

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP